Castlerigg Stone Circle

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The sun breaking through the clouds behind Castlerigg stone circle
The sun breaking through the clouds behind Castlerigg stone circle

Castlerigg Stone Circle . The Lake District


Castlerigg stone circle is a druids stone circle located near Keswick. I don’t know any of the history about it, but it’s a circle of rocks surrounded by the Lake District fells and it looks pretty nice.

From the stone circle you can look up at Skiddaw, Catbells, Blencathra and the Helvellyn range


Difficulty: Beginner

OS Map: North West
OS Grid Ref: NY 28255 22342
Latitude: 54° 35′ 28″ N
Longitude: 3° 6′ 42″ W

Best time of the day to go here: All day

Best time of the year to visit: All year round

Parking: Layby parking next to the stone circle

Places close by: Keswick, Blencathra, Catbells, Derwentwater

Nearest town/village: Keswick, Castlerigg, Threlkeld


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